Ascent of Mount Dana on 2013-08-06
|Others in Party:||wife|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 6, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||13057 ft / 3979 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted at 0646 hr. from Tioga Pass just inside Yosemite National Park. Saw black bear from trail at 0657 hr. about 100 meters to the south. Reached summit at 0936 and left by 0943 hrs - only one on summit with perfect weather/windless. Some haze to the west from the Fresno fire. Back down at the car/trailhead by 1133 hr. Maps don't show it but there is a well marked trail at lower elevations and cairns in the high talus sections. It begins just behind the park entrance station.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3112 ft / 948 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||Mount Dana Trail|
| Trailhead:||Tioga Pass 9945 ft / 3031 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
clear but hazy from fire
| Time Up:||2 Hours 50 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 50 Minutes|
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